Posts Tagged ‘dc punk 2008’

DC Punk 2008 Part 6: The Borf Brigade

Closing out our series, we asked the members of the Borf Brigade to collectively reflect on the state of the arts in 2008:
2008.  The international year of planet earth for the moment. Art is dead, and this dead horse sure can run.  So, when the Borf Brigade, a group of dilettantes, trouble-makers, and anti-socialites was [...]

DC Punk 2008 Part 5: Don Zientara

Fifth in a series of 6, we asked DC's favorite recording engineer Don Zientara for his take on the state of recorded music in 2008.  He responded in limerick form (and in an interview at his studio in Arlington):
There once was an audio format called mp3
Where parts of the digital word were sent off to [...]

DC Punk 2008 Part 4: Dave Smalley

Fourth in a series of 6, Dag Nasty's Dave Smalley presents: "Top 9 Things That Rocked in 2008"
9. Bill Harris artwork in Fredericksburg
Harris is a painter who does stunning, often subtly dark works in lovely little Fredericksburg. He’s a talented artist who creates beautiful still lifes, yet does some understated, twisted works as well. He’s [...]

DC Punk 2008 Part 3: Allison Wolfe

Third in a series of 6, Allison Wolfe of Bratmobile presents: "Top Five Things in DC That Keep Me From Losin' My Mind!"
1. Girls Rock! DC!
As Sleater-Kinney ax-woman Carrie Brownstein so succinctly put it in her foreword to the recently published Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls book, “Everything at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp [...]

DC Punk 2008 Part 2: John Stabb

Second in a series of 6 articles, movie buff John Stabb of G.I. on his favorite film and show of 2008.
Best film: Iron Man. Surprisingly a far better comic book superhero story than the latest Batman one, The Dark Knight (even though Heath Ledger's wonderful portrayal of The Joker was creepy-crawly cool!) which could've been [...]

DC Punk 2008 Part 1: Mark Andersen

We asked several local harDCore figures to weigh in on the state of the arts in 2008; punk rock or otherwise. First in a series of 6 articles, Dance of Days author Mark Andersen recounts his favorite shows of 2008:

In 2008, the ghosts of DC’s punk past were out in full force: Dave Grohl [...]